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Food and Clothing Drive

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Cascade Middle School will be putting on a Food and Clothing Drive starting Monday, December 10th through Thursday, December 20th. This is to help support our local families in need this holiday season. Please consider donating food and warm clothing items to help Outreach provide meals and clothing for local area students throughout their winter break from school.

To get a better idea of some suggested items for donation, please click the link below.

Outreach Winter Food Box Drive Sign

Thank you,

-Cascade Middle School

2018-12-07T13:59:13+00:00December 7th, 2018|

Cascade Student Announcements 12-03-18

  • Today, December 3rd, is National Roof over Your Head Day.
  • Lunch today is popcorn chicken served with baked potato gems and steamed broccoli.
  • Have you ever made a super cool gift for a friend or family member? Cascade Middle School is having a crafting party on Dec 8th from 10am to 12. Bring your friends and family and come have a blast with us as we all build and create holiday centerpieces. Everything is free, including the cocoa and cookies. Sign up in the front office. Hurry because there are only 24 seats left, and they will go fast.
  • All 6th and 7th grade students need to turn their OMSI field trip permission slip forms in to their first period teachers ASAP. Payments for the trip also need to be turned in ASAP and should be brought to the office.
  • Reminder to students: when you are at lunch, food needs to remain in the cafeteria. No food should be brought outside. In addition, when you leave the cafeteria and go to the courtyard you should not re-enter the building without permission from a staff member. No students should be wandering the halls at lunch.
  • Wrestlers: You have a home meet today.  Do not wait until after school to call home if you have forgotten anything you need.  Take care of that during lunch!  Also make sure that your ride knows that you will not be dismissed after the tournament until ALL items have been stored.  Sincerely, Your Wrestling Coaches.
2018-12-03T09:09:23+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Early Release Days

Dear Parents and Guardians,
As you may have heard, this week is conference week for the Longview School District. At Cascade Middle School, conferences will be arena style and parents will be allowed to come in during conference time to meet with teachers and staff. Students will be released at 10:45 on BOTH Thursday and Friday but conferences will ONLY be on Thursday from 11:30-6:30.
To Recap:
Thursday: 10:45 Dismissal, Conferences from 11:30-6:30 Arena Style
Friday: 10:45 Dismissal
Thank You,
-Cascade Middle School
2018-11-08T10:42:21+00:00November 8th, 2018|

Washington State 2018 Healthy Youth Survey

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Our district is participating in the Washington State 2018 Healthy Youth Survey in October 2018.

The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance abuse, risk and protective factors, access to school-based services, and sexual behaviors, abuse and orientation. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.

Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.

Please read the English-Spanish Parent Notification Letter for more information about the Healthy Youth Survey.

Thank you,

-Cascade Middle School

2018-09-21T13:00:09+00:00September 21st, 2018|

NASA Summer Camp

Engaging NASA Summer camp for Middle School Students.

Come experience MISSION EARTH, an exciting week-long summer camp for all Cowlitz County middle school students. Students will attend summer camp at Cascade Middle School and learn about the world around them through technology. The camp will run July 17th through July 20th, and there is no charge to attend.  Applications are due June 15th. To read more about the camp please click to read the 2018 Summer Camp flyer- GEO. If interested you can download the application 2018 NESSP MISSION EARTH.docx (1). Completed applications may be returned to the Main office at Cascade, or scanned and emailed to Michelle Guzman (mguzman@longview.k12.wa.us)

2018-05-16T12:56:19+00:00May 16th, 2018|

We Walk for Water!

Hello Everyone!

At Cascade Middle School, Students Taking Action are raising funds to bring clean water to communities in Nicaragua. Please follow the link below to read about the campaign!

https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/cascade-middle-school-students-taking-action

 

2018-04-16T14:34:25+00:00April 16th, 2018|

One School, One Book

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Next month our school will be embarking on a special project, an all-school book club called One School, One Book. Every family will receive a copy of the same book and will be asked to read it together at home over the next few weeks. We are asking you to make the time so that your family can participate in this special activity.

Reading aloud at home is valuable because it better prepares your child to be an effective reader, and it is also a fun, worthwhile family activity. With the One School, One Book™ program, we aim to build a Community of Readers at our school. Everyone – students, parents, teachers, and even administrative staff will all be following along together.

Your child will receive a copy of our carefully selected title, Rules, after a special school-wide assembly introducing the program and the book. Students will arrive home that evening having read the first seven chapters of the book. They should be able to summarize what was read.  Along with the book, you will receive a reading schedule so that your child can keep up at home. Generally, your child will be asked to read about 15 minutes each night.

In school, your child will be invited to answer weekly trivia questions to encourage and reward attentive listening. You will soon find that your child will take pride in knowing and anticipating the details of the story. In class, students will explore the book through activities and discussion. You will want to make sure your family keeps up so that your child can be included. Throughout the event, everyone will be engaging in a shared conversation.

One School, One Book is a novel program in that children of all grade levels will all be listening to their parents read the same book. Strange or daring as that may seem, it actually makes sound educational sense. Reading professionals recommend reading material out loud that is beyond a child’s own reading level. We also believe that you can and should continue reading chapter books with your older children, even when they are able to read by themselves. We have selected a title that can be followed and understood and enjoyed by middle school students, but will still captivate and stimulate younger children.

We know that you’ll enjoy this special reading time with your children. We look forward to sharing this experience with you and hope to talk with both you and your student about our book selection. “When a whole school reads a book, there’s a lot to talk about.” With your help, we can build a Community of Readers at our school.

 

– Cascade Cavalier Staff

2018-03-30T09:51:45+00:00March 30th, 2018|

Early Release

Attention Parents and Guardians:

Today, Friday March 30th, students will be released at 11:50 for Spring Break.

We hope that everyone has a safe, fun, and responsible Spring Break!

 

2018-03-30T07:44:10+00:00March 30th, 2018|

DC Fundraiser

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

In order to help support students going on the Washington DC trip, please consider getting tickets to Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” playing March 29th, 30th, 31st, and April 1st. One dollar from every ticket bought using the link http://www.FilmRaiser.com to see Ready Player One will benefit the Cascade Middle School trip to Washington DC. In order to do so, please follow the link, click “Get Tickets”, select our cause, and checkout via Atom Tickets. All sales will track to our cause. Please do not make mobile purchases; mobile sales will not be tracked to this event.

 

Thank you for your support!

2018-03-19T15:04:40+00:00March 19th, 2018|
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